Calculus

Today, Daryl is two-thirds as old as he will be eight years before
he is twice as old as he is now. How many years old is Daryl today?

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  1. This is not calculus,it is beginning algebra. What is the point of labeling it calculus?

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  2. Let x be his age now.
    (2/3)(2x- 8) = x
    x/3 = 16/3
    x = 16

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  3. okay begnning algebra do u know how to do it??

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